4 years ago
TIL a ruby is actually just a red sapphire
TIL despite being in DC, the seal of Georgetown University says "Georgetown College on the Banks of the Potomac in Maryland" as the university was founded in 1789, 12 years before it became part of DC.
TIL the old meme that suggests Sarah Jessica Parker looks like a horse originated from a scene she had with Bill Murray and Johnny Depp in the 1994 movie “Ed Wood”
TIL When Julius Caesar died, he left today’s equivalent of about $270 to each and every Roman citizen.
TIL that September 9th is the most common birthday in the United States
TIL Emmett Till a 14-year-old African-American was lynched in Mississippi in 1955, after a white woman said she was offended by him in her family's grocery store.